Events / Dinner

Italian Heritage (Canceled)

This event has been canceled and will be rescheduled at a later date.

Thu, May 18, 2017

The Beard House
Member Price: $135 Public Price: $175 Phone: 212.627.2308
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Joe Cicala

Le Virtù, Philadelphia

At Philly eatery Le Virtù, 2015 JBF Award nominee Joe Cicala summons the spirit of Abruzzo, earning raves from the Philly Inquirer for his “heartfelt and painstakingly authentic” fare. Join us as Cicala illustrates his devotion to his culinary heritage through a menu of sumptuous Italian regional specialties.


Hors d’Oeuvre

‘Nduja Crostini

Grilled Octopus Skewers with Salsa Verde

Pork Sausage–Stuffed Artichokes

‘Ndunderi alla Sorrentina

Cantina Frentana Cococciola Spumante Brut NV

Brigantessa > Housemade Limoncello with Calabrese Chiles, Aperol, and Lemon


Bread Service > Taralli, Pizza Fritta, Focaccia, and Pane Pugliese

Branzino Crudo with Tropea Onions, Olives, Garlic Chives, and Anchovy

Frank Cornelissen Contadino Siciliane Rosso 2015

Strascinati di Grano Arso with Charred Ramps and Caciocavallo di Podolica Cheese

Michele Alois Caiatì Pallagrello Bianco 2015

Rraskatyiel Pasta with Smoked Lamb Sausage Ragù, Piennolo del Vesuvio Tomatoes, and Pecorino del Parco 

Ippolito 1845 Liber Pater Cirò Rosso Classico Superiore 2014

Mediterranean Meagre with Whipped Fava Beans, Chicory, and Shellfish Brodetto

Villa Gemma Cerasuolo d'Abruzzo Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2015

Lemon Budino all’Amalfitana with Basil Shortbread and White Chocolate Ganache

Housemade Sorrento Lemon Limoncello

Take-Away > Assorted Pasticcini

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